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Garry Anthony Lawson, 57, of Martinsville, died Tuesday, August 30. The Celebration of Life Service will be Tuesday, at 7 p.m., at Mercy Crossing Church. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will be private. Wright Funeral Service is in charge.

Joseph Fitzgerald Mooney, 58, of Martinsville, died Saturday, September 17. A funeral will be held Friday, at 1 p.m. at Wright Funeral Service Chapel. Burial will follow at Roselawn Burial Park. Visitation will be one hour before the service. Wright Funeral Service is in charge.

Brent Douglas Wagoner, 40, of Ridgeway, died Wednesday. Visitation will be Wednesday, from 5-7 p.m. at Wright Funeral Service Chapel. Wright Funeral Service is in charge.

07/02/1957

- 09/23/2022

07/02/1957 - 09/23/2022

Larry Allen Draper, 65, of Bassett passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Friday, September 23, 2022, at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. He was born on July 02, 1957, in Martins...



08/07/1946

- 09/17/2022

08/07/1946 - 09/17/2022

Deniece Quinn "Momma-Dee" Ferguson passed away at her home surrounded by her family on September 17, 2022. She was born on August 7, 1946, to the late Elmer T. Quinn and Nannie Turner Love. She is su...



04/25/1929

- 09/17/2022

04/25/1929 - 09/17/2022

Stella F. Draper Barker-Owens, 93, of Martinsville, Va., passed away on Saturday, September 17, 2022. She was born in Martinsville, on April 25, 1929, to William Thomas Draper and Thelma Elizabeth Sto...



09/11/1937

- 09/16/2022

09/11/1937 - 09/16/2022

Carl E. Ingram, 85, of Bassett, passed away on Friday, September 16, 2022, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on September 11, 1937, in Franklin County, Virginia, to the late Le...



09/22/1932

- 09/15/2022

09/22/1932 - 09/15/2022

Mary Kathryn Campbell Higgins, 89, of Martinsville, Va., passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2022. She was born on September 22, 1932, in Martinsville to Ernest Mitchell Campbell and Audrey Powell ...



02/25/1934

- 09/16/2022

02/25/1934 - 09/16/2022

Arthur "Art" B. Foley, 88, of Henry, passed away on Friday, September 16, 2022, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on February 25, 1934, in Patrick County, to the late William Arthur Fo...



04/02/1949

- 09/15/2022

04/02/1949 - 09/15/2022

Dexter Kenneth "Kenny" Mullins Jr., 73, of Bassett, Va., passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2022, at Blue Ridge Therapy Connection, Stuart, Va. He was born April 2, 1949, to the late Dexter Kennet...



08/25/1929

- 09/14/2022

08/25/1929 - 09/14/2022

Bob White, 93, of Martinsville, Va. and Islamorada, Fla., passed away on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, in Martinsville. He was born on August 25, 1929, in Oakhill, W.Va., to Gorman Thurston White and...



12/04/1955

- 09/05/2022

12/04/1955 - 09/05/2022

Stephen Russell Sides, 66, of Salisbury, Md., died on Monday, September 5, 2022, at Tidal Health Peninsula Regional. Born in Martinsville, Va., on December 4, 1955, he was the only child of the late E...



10/24/1925

- 09/09/2022

10/24/1925 - 09/09/2022

Virginia Ratliff Webb was born October 24, 1925 in Roanoke, Va. to the late Pearl Jones Ratliff and Sidney Erwin Ratliff. Virginia was a graduate of Jefferson High School in Roanoke. After graduation...



09/02/1956

- 09/09/2022

09/02/1956 - 09/09/2022

Ronald Ray Younger, age 66 of Bassett, passed away on Friday, September 9, 2022, at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. He was born in Patrick County on September 2, 1956, to the late Donald Lee Young...



09/17/1961

- 08/28/2022

09/17/1961 - 08/28/2022

Posey "Chip" Gordon Young Jr., 60, of Spencer, Va. passed away on Sunday, August 28, 2022. He was born on September 17, 1961, to the late Bettie Barrow Young and Posey Gordon Young Sr. In addition to ...



11/03/1947

- 09/09/2022

11/03/1947 - 09/09/2022

Wilbert Gene Ross, 74, of Meadowbrook Lane, Martinsville, passed away on Friday, September 9, 2022, surrounded by his loving and devoted family. He was born in Fries, Virginia, on November 3, 1947, to...



11/16/1954

- 09/03/2022

11/16/1954 - 09/03/2022

Neville Broaddus Frith, 67, of Martinsville, Va. passed away on Saturday, September 3, 2022. She was born November 16, 1954, to Willey Richard Broaddus III and Neville Watson Broaddus, who both preced...



11/26/1944

- 09/03/2022

11/26/1944 - 09/03/2022

Isla Collins Scarce, 77, of the Whitmell community, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, September 3, 2022. She was born in Axton, Va., on November 26, 1944, a daughter of the late W...



Passed 09/01/2022

Passed 09/01/2022

Audrey O'Dell Nester, 77, of Walkertown, N.C., passed away on Thursday, September 1, 2022, at her home. She was born in Henry County, Va., to the late Lem Carter and Ruth Snow Carter. In addition to h...



05/19/1931

- 08/15/2022

05/19/1931 - 08/15/2022

Roy Gilbert Harrell Jr., age 91, passed away on Monday, August 15, 2022. He was born in Fieldale, Va., on May 19, 1931, to Gilbert Harrell Sr. and Bessie Wheeler Harrell. He was preceded by his loving...



02/19/1996

- 08/24/2022

02/19/1996 - 08/24/2022

Christopher Stephen Hill, "Xcells" former E-Sports Professional, 26, of Martinsville, Virginia, passed away on Wednesday, August 24, 2022. He was born on February 19, 1996, in Greensboro, North Caroli...



09/16/1938

- 08/14/2022

09/16/1938 - 08/14/2022

Orlando Buford Galloway, 83, departed this life on Sunday, August 14, 2022, at the Bishop House Hospice Facility, Wentworth, N.C. He was born to George and Pearl Millner Galloway, on September 16, 193...



04/27/1948

- 08/28/2022

04/27/1948 - 08/28/2022

Everett Wayne Wilson, 74, of Ridgeway, Virginia, passed away Sunday, August 28, 2022, at his residence. He was born April 27, 1948, in Martinsville, to the late Joseph Everett Wilson and Gladys Wilson...



Passed 08/05/2022

Passed 08/05/2022

Winnie Marie Dillard departed this life on Friday, August 5, 2022, at Community Hospital in San Bernardino, California. She was born in Henry County, Virginia to the late Josephine Dillard. She gradua...



10/26/1950

- 08/24/2022

10/26/1950 - 08/24/2022

Wanda S. Spencer, 71, of Collinsville, passed away on Wednesday, August 24, 2022, at Carilion-Roanoke Memorial Hospital. She was born in Franklin County on October 26, 1950, to the late Posey Mitchell...



12/01/1941

- 08/24/2022

12/01/1941 - 08/24/2022

George Richard Littles, 80, of Bassett, passed away on Wednesday, August 24, 2022, at his residence. Richard was born on December 1, 1941, to the late George Glenwood and Annie Lankford Littles. He re...



Passed 08/20/2022

Passed 08/20/2022

Benjamin Harrison Mullins Sr. 89, transitioned on Saturday, August 20, 2022 at Sovah Health-Martinsville. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, August 25, 2022 at 12 p.m. at the Pentecostal Asse...



05/07/1959

- 08/21/2022

05/07/1959 - 08/21/2022

Jimmy Lee Keith, 63, of Bassett, Virginia passed away Sunday, August 21, 2022. He was born May 7, 1959, in Russell County, Virginia to the late Delmar Blaine Keith and Pauline Keith. Jimmy was self-e...



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